Please Select a Topic:

Latest Articles

of 1see 25 | see 50 | see 100       

Are all DMEPOS suppliers required to be accredited? 12/06/2019
As a manufacturer am I able to enroll as a DMEPOS supplier and bill the Medicare program? 12/06/2019
As a supplier, am I required to document all communications with beneficiaries? 12/06/2019
Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC? 12/06/2019
Do the revised payment rules for capped rental items preclude suppliers from complying with supplier standard 5? 12/06/2019
How can I be sure the individual present to conduct the site visit is authorized to do so? 12/06/2019
How do I become accredited? 12/06/2019
How should a supplier notify the NSC of their accreditation status? 12/06/2019
I recently purchased a DMEPOS company that was already accredited. With the change of ownership, is my business still accredited? 12/06/2019
May I share space with an existing supplier? 12/06/2019
Once received, how long do I have to complete the revalidation information? 12/06/2019
Surety Bond FAQs 12/06/2019
What are the qualifications to provide diabetic footwear? 12/06/2019
What documentation should be submitted with the revalidation? 12/06/2019
What information is needed to file changes of ownership? 12/06/2019
What information must be included on the insurance documentation? 12/06/2019
What is accreditation, and why is CMS requiring it for DMEPOS suppliers? 12/06/2019
What is the difference between supplier standards and quality standards? 12/06/2019
When will an inspector visit my facility? 12/06/2019
Will the NSC or its contractor conduct site visits with regard to accreditation? 12/06/2019
Accreditation FAQs (Subcontracting) 12/03/2019
Are DMEPOS Suppliers required to deliver to the beneficiary? 12/03/2019
Are suppliers required to have beneficiaries sign a document stating they have received warranty information? Will site inspectors look for this signature? 12/03/2019
Can a medical practitioner (e.g., nurse practitioner, physician) be located at the same physical address as an enrolled pharmacy? 12/03/2019
Can Chiropractors Enroll as DMEPOS Suppliers? 12/03/2019
Can I make an appointment for my site visit? 12/03/2019
Can I operate a durable Medicare equipment company from my home? 12/03/2019
Do appeal rights exist for disaffirmed revalidations and reactivations? 12/03/2019
How are suppliers chosen to revalidate? 12/03/2019
How can I avoid unnecessary development requests and increased processing times? 12/03/2019
How can I get my billing privileges reactivated? 12/03/2019
How can I withdraw an application? 12/03/2019
How do I send in a change of information? 12/03/2019
How does an Indian Health Services DMEPOS supplier enroll with the NSC to obtain billing privileges? 12/03/2019
How is the effective date of my billing privileges determined? 12/03/2019
How long will it take to process my application? 12/03/2019
How many attempts are made to complete a site visit? 12/03/2019
How will I be contacted during the processing of my application? 12/03/2019
I am supplying drugs and pharmaceuticals only. What information should I submit to the NSC? 12/03/2019
If my application is denied, when may I reapply to the program? 12/03/2019
If my pharmacy has no supplier number, but I refer cases to my other location that does, may I dispense the first dose of nebulizer medication? 12/03/2019
In what section of the 855S application should I record my address? 12/03/2019
Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage? 12/03/2019
Is professional liability insurance and malpractice coverage the same thing? 12/03/2019
Must all physical locations be enrolled individually? 12/03/2019
Must my company have a respiratory therapist on staff if it sells oxygen? 12/03/2019
Should my insurance paperwork show the location(s) being insured? 12/03/2019
Special Payment Rules Regarding Supplier Standard 11 12/03/2019
Standard 12 - May I contract delivery and instruction services out to someone else? 12/03/2019
What are the differences between using Twitter to receive listserv messages and using email? 12/03/2019
What are the qualifications to obtain and retain Medicare DMEPOS billing privileges? 12/03/2019
What are the reasons why an application may be denied? 12/03/2019
What are the responsibilities of gaseous or liquid oxygen suppliers to continue furnishing products to beneficiaries? 12/03/2019
What attachments should be submitted for application processing? 12/03/2019
What documentation is considered acceptable regarding the verification of my National Provider Identifier (NPI)? 12/03/2019
What documentation might the site inspector request? 12/03/2019
What does the inspector look for with regard to inventory? 12/03/2019
What impact, if any, does a chiropractor partnering with a physician MD/DO group have on DMEPOS enrollment exemptions? 12/03/2019
What individuals may sign the certification statement found in PECOS or section 15 of the CMS 855S? 12/03/2019
What information and education resources are available to suppliers from CMS? 12/03/2019
What IRS documents are acceptable? 12/03/2019
What is considered an acceptable contract with regard to purchasing inventory? 12/03/2019
What is considered permanent visible signage in regard to Supplier Standard 7? 12/03/2019
What is the definition of a managing employee? 12/03/2019
What is the difference between the authorized official and the delegated official? 12/03/2019
When Are My Billing Privileges Effective? 12/03/2019
When is a supplier required to send in a change of information? 12/03/2019
Who is required to be included in section 9? 12/03/2019
Whom should I contact with Medicare questions? 12/03/2019

Contact NSC

Email National Supplier Clearinghouse

Contact a specific NSC department

Telephone: 866-238-9652

IVR: 866-238-9652


National Supplier Clearinghouse

Palmetto GBA, AG-495

P.O. Box 100142

Columbia, SC 29202-3142

Other Palmetto GBA Sites

Palmetto GBA Home

DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program

Jurisdiction J Part A MAC

Jurisdiction J Part B MAC

Jurisdiction M Part A MAC

Jurisdiction M Part B MAC

Jurisdiction M Home Health and Hospice MAC


National Supplier Clearinghouse MAC


RRB Specialty MAC Providers

RRB Specialty MAC Beneficiaries